Proton Waja 1.6 – My Ride – Part 6 – ICE

The next topic i want to talk about now is the ICE (In Car Entertainment) on my car.

I am the kind of people that enjoys Bass, so i had to invest some amount of my savings on
this area :p

Even my colleagues knew that i love bass, so on my birthday last year, they decided to get me a Subwoofer ! Many many thanks to them for giving me such a wonderful birthday gift !

Its a 12″ Mohawk subwoofer which i don’t really know what are the specifications :p I wouldn’t know the price as until today they still won’t tell me how much they bought it for.

With a new subwoofer on hand, i had to get an amplifier to power this wonderful sub. The investment was not considered very huge, so i targeted about RM 1,000.00 My friend who does ICE as a hobby hooked me up with some good 2nd hand items. So i paid that amount of money for 1 set of 1-way Bass Acoustics front speakers and also a 4-channel amplifier.

The setup would be that the amp will have 2 channels for the sub and another 2 channels for the front speaker. My friend is also kind enough to put an additional fan onto the amp and he said, “If with these huge fans the amp also will cut, i got nothing to say !” haha.

I have not changed the tweeters yet as the standard Waja tweeters are pretty okay.

All the sound is transferred to the front speakers, so basically the rear speakers are pretty much useless. This is pretty much a standard setup i presume.

Well i had to sacrifice some boot space so that i can have some bass in my car and its well worth it !

I have not changed the head unit yet, as i am still scouting around for a new head unit. but i am really in a dilemma, because if i change the head unit, the volume and channel buttons on my steering will not function anymore 🙁

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7 Responses to “ Proton Waja 1.6 – My Ride – Part 6 – ICE ”

  1. Nice writing. You are on my RSS reader now so I can read more from you down the road.

    Allen Taylor

  2. my head unit is changed! and adding less than Rm 100 for a control box then most important the controls button at d steering still can use back lo… only certain brand!

  3. hi tt,i’m thinking of changing also bt no idea le.

  4. Wilkart : you should try going to those audio competitions, once and you will be poisoned to change your audio system, just like what happened to me :p Initially i also have zero knowledge about ICE, slowly learn along the way and you will get the type of sound that you want 🙂 Cheers !

  5. i plan to change hu also, ermm tt do u know what kind a brand that suite to waja so volume n channel button at steering still can fuction..

  6. Check out as they have a product to retian the use of your steering wheel controls when replacing the radio. You will be looking for the SWI-X. They have other models of the SWI-unit but it will depend on the aftermarket radio you will be installing.

  7. Mohawk “Classic” Series 12inch Subwoofer (MC-1244)
    Woofer size: 30cm (12″)
    Impendance: Dual 4 Ohm (-+4ohms/ -+4ohms)
    Watts: 360watts rms/ 760watts max
    Frequency Response: 30 Hz – 3000 Hz
    Sensitivity: 86 /- 2dB

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